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High Performance Computing IT Expert

Diverse Lynx in Houston, TX, USA

Role: High Performance Computing IT Expert
Location: Houston, TX
Rate Market Rate

Job Description:

Detailed Description of Scope of Work:
The High Performance Computing expert's duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
• Support multiple Linux computing clusters that hosts engineering and scientific software packages:

o Monitor and ensure uninterrupted operation of computing resources.
o Manage queuing systems to ensure optimal utilization of resources.
o User and access management of computing resources that include 20+ engineers, corresponding workstations and multiple computing servers.
o Knowledge of Linux system's configuration in highly secure corporate IT environments.
o Interact with users to configure high-end remote graphics workstations (both Linux and Windows-based systems) to access computing resources.
o Install and configure scientific software packages and libraries, and configure access to license servers.
Experience with scientific computing with external cloud services (optional
• Ability to work with hardware and software vendors for trouble-shooting, installing, and configuring hardware and software packages (both Linux and Windows).
• Interact with IT-security and Network infrastructure teams to ensure that both user access and security requirements are satisfied.
• Configure workstations and Linux-hosted databases for remote access (PostgreSQL, MySQL).
• Configure workstations and clusters for remote access (X, VNC, etc.)
• Knowledge of any Linux scripting languages, and more importantly Python is advantageous.
• Knowledge of web-programming, specifically Java-scripts is advantageous.
• Proficient in the following competencies
o 3+ years experience with Linux-based computer systems
o Independent, analytical thinking
o Effective collaboration & facilitation
o Willingness to learn and teach others
o Research and test new trends in hardware and computing technologies
o Familiarity with Scientific/Numerical Software and how it maps to different hardware
o Familiarity with applied mathematics and numerical algorithms
Excellent organization, and planning

Diverse Lynx LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive due consideration for employment without any discrimination. All applicants will be evaluated solely on the basis of their ability, competence and their proven capability to perform the functions outlined in the corresponding role. We promote and support a diverse workforce across all levels in the company.

Posted date: 20 days ago

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